PINS has published a new guide to taking part in planning, listed building and conservation area consent appeals by written representation.
The government's National Planning Policy Framework ("NPPF") and National Planning Practice Guidance ("NPPG") set out when it is appropriate to use a S106 planning obligation, and more detail is found in S106 case-law.
Section 106 planning obligations may take the form of a multi-party agreement between the local planning authority and landowner and others or of a unilateral undertaking given only by the landowner (plus any others with an interest in the land, such as tenants or mortgagees). They may be bespoke documents drafted by the developer or the local authority's solicitor, or they may be based on the Law Society's Model Planning Agreement (a copy of which may be found here in the link below).
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